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Pointwise Starts User Script Exchange Site
Posted Thu May 26, 2005 @03:51PM
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News Pointwise, Inc. has established the Glyph Script Exchange on their website for Gridgen users to share Glyph scripts with each other. Glyph is Gridgen’s scripting language. It is based on the Tcl scripting language and lets users have complete control over Gridgen’s meshing capabilities through a script interface.

Glyph scripts have a variety of uses. They can function as time saving utilities for changing grid spacing, number of grid points, colors of grids, and other menial tasks. Intermediate level scripts can be used for more complex jobs like creating simple volume grids and performing a suite of quality checks on a completed grid automatically. At the highest level are Glyph scripts that build complete mesh systems parametrically. Parametric scripts have been developed for turbine blades, torque converters, centrifugal compressors and pumps, high-lift flap systems for aircraft wings, submarines, and several other applications. Many more are under development.

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Optimal Solutions and Mindware Team Up
Posted Thu May 26, 2005 @03:39PM
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News What do you get when the largest independent automotive computational fluid dynamics (CFD) service provider in Detroit decides to distribute the CFD industry's best CFD design software? -- You have a winning team!

That's what happened recently when the Distribution Agreement between Optimal Solutions Software, LLC and Mindware Engineering, Inc., was formally signed, giving Mindware the rights to distribute the software in the Midwest United States, as well as Germany. Mindware's focus will be on the Automotive and OEM markets--with options for other markets in the future.

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New Software: Hanley Releases VisualFoil Plus
Posted Wed May 25, 2005 @10:57AM
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News Hanley Innovations, a leader in the development of software for aerodynamics conceptual design and analysis, has announced the release of VisualFoil Plus.

VisualFoil Plus is a stand-alone package for airfoil (2D) design and analysis in incompressible and compressible flows. The software can be used to analyze airfoils at subsonic, transonic and supersonic speeds and is suitable for analyzing blade cross sections for machinery that typically operate at high speeds such as helicopter blades, propellers, turbines and high speed fans.

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New Software: ANSYS Announces AUTODYN Version 6.0
Posted Wed May 25, 2005 @10:42AM
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News ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, has announced Version 6.0 of its AUTODYN(R) software. The new release offers major gains in performance, ease-of-use, interoperability and fluid structure interaction (FSI) technology.

"AUTODYN leads the field in FSI capabilities for fast, transient dynamics of solids, fluids, gases and their interactions," said Mike Wheeler, vice president and general manager of the Mechanical Business Unit at ANSYS. "With this new release, ANSYS continues its strong commitment to meeting the multiphysics needs of an increasingly diverse customer base of sophisticated international industries and institutions."

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Events: ESI Microfluidics Webinar
Posted Tue May 24, 2005 @05:18PM
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News ESI Group, makers of CFD-ACE+, the world’s most Advanced CFD & Multiphysics software, invites you to join us on June 8th at 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time for a Webinar entitled Mircofluidics Modeling with ESI Group’s CFD-ACE+ Software.

ESI’s Jim Lindauer will demonstrate how CFD-ACE+ provides the ideal environment for Microfluidics conceptualization, optimization, and analysis.

For additional information and enrollment please visit the event website.

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Events: CD-adapco to Present STAR-Pro/E at PTC/User World Event
Posted Mon May 23, 2005 @09:23AM
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News CD-adapco, the leading provider of CAD-embedded flow simulation solutions will exhibit at the annual PTC USER Conference in Orlando, FL, June 5-8 2005. The PTC/USER World Event is an educational conference, taking place annually to allow PTC Users to ensure maximum return on investment from their PTC software. There will be over eighty technical sessions covering everything, from modeling and drafting, to simulation, sheet metal and beyond.

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